I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere
I Wish Someone Were Waiting For Me Somewhere explores how a life can be changed irrevocably in just one fateful moment.
A pregnant mother's plans for the future unravel at the hospital; a travelling salesman learns the consequences of an almost-missed exit on the motorway in the newspaper the next morning; while a perfect date is spoilt by a single act of thoughtlessness. In those crucial moments Gavalda demonstrates her almost magical skill in conveying love, lust, longing, and loneliness. Someone I Loved is a hauntingly intimate look at the intolerably painful, yet sometimes valuable consequences that adultery can have on a marriage and the individuals involved. A simple tale, yet long in substance, Someone I Loved ends like most great love affairs, forever leaving you wanting just one more moment.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Smiler69 - LibraryThing
A very enjoyable collection of short stories about characters dealing with real life issues, among which a woman going on a date with a stranger met on the street, a man responsible for a terrible ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Lady_Lazarus - LibraryThing
Easy, short, clear, yes, but also totally forgettable. I read this book twice, because I wasn't sure if I had read it when I found it in my shelf - and couldn't remember when I had finished it. But ... Read full review